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Care homes in South Ayrshire

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Scotland / Ayrshire and Arran / South Ayrshire

Care homes in with bed availability

The list below includes care homes with confirmed bed availability and are accepting new residents.

Please note, all new residencies are subject to a health assessment and being able to meet the care needs of the prospective resident.

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Templeton House care home

Templeton House

Ayr, KA7 2UYIndependent Care Home

Desirably located in the charming seaside town of Ayr, Templeton House offers luxury coastal living while providing exceptional levels of residential, dementia, nursing and respite care to the elderly. This stunning all-inclusive home has a wide array of contemporary facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of lavish communal lounges, a cinema room, a hairdressing salon, inviting dining rooms and manicured gardens. The dedicated team strives to ensure high standards of living for residents, along with a jam-packed entertainment programme to help residents stay active and engaged. Whether it be a movie night or book club, there’s an activity for everyone here at Templeton House.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,450 weekly

Communal Area of Windyhall Care Home in Ayr, South Ayrshire

Windyhall

Ayr, KA7 2TLIndependent Care Home

Nestled in a tranquil area close to the centre of Ayr, Windyhall Care Home provides exceptional levels of nursing, dementia and respite care to the elderly in a beautiful environment. Inside this traditional Victorian House, residents can make use of the many modern facilities, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a choice of stylish communal lounges, a cinema room, a hair and beauty salon, a café bar and private manicured gardens. No two days are the same here at Windyhall, from enjoying a pamper session in the salon to socialising in the cafébar, the dedicated team of activity coordinators are always looking for new ways to help residents stay active, engaged and entertained.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • Very goodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,525 weekly

Burnfoot care home

Burnfoot

Ayr, KA6Independent Care Home

Situated in the East Ayrshire village of Patna, Burnfoot Care Home provides high-quality dementia care to the elderly in a secure and homely environment. This purpose-built West Coast Care establishment is home to a range of useful facilities to help residents live their later years with ease, including beautifully decorated bedrooms, a selection of stylish communal lounges, inviting dining areas and manicured gardens where residents can relax during the warmer months. Whether it be enjoying socialising with friends or a therapeutic stroll in the garden, the dedicated team here at Burnfoot ensure there is never a dull moment.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • AdequateCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £950 weekly

Dining Area of Doonbank Care Home in Ayr, South Ayrshire

Doonbank

Ayr, KA6 7JWIndependent Care Home

Nestled within beautiful countryside in Patna, South Ayrshire, Doonbank House is a tranquil care home that provides exceptional levels of residential, dementia, nursing and end of life care to the elderly. This welcoming West Coast Care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including tastefully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, a library, inviting dining areas and manicured gardens, the perfect spot to relax during the warmer months. Whether it be enjoying a local concert or getting stuck in with the gardening, the dedicated team of activity coordinators ensure no two days are the same here at Doonbank House.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,100 weekly

Communal Area of Queens View Harbour Care Home in Troon, South Ayrshire

Queens View Harbour

Troon, KA10 6BEIndependent Care Home

Queens View Harbour Care Home is located in the harbour town of Troon in South Ayrshire, Scotland and offers residential, nursing, dementia and respite care. With 56 luxury modern bedrooms, all of which have ensuite facilities, the home also has a cinema room, landscaped gardens and a hair salon. Residents are encouraged to enjoy a fulfilling life at Queens View; whether it’s relaxing with a book for some quiet time, or joining in the busy activities programme with fellow residents. Troon itself is a lively town with lots to do, including a fish market, yacht marina, seafood restaurants and golfing.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • UngradedCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,400 weekly

Exterior of Glebe House Care Home in Ayr, South Ayrshire

Glebe House

Ayr, KA6 7PSIndependent Care Home

Situated in the East Ayrshire market town of Dalmellington, Glebe House is a welcoming care home that provides high-quality care to the elderly in a comfortable and secure environment. This purpose-built West Coast Care home boasts a range of modern facilities to help residents feel at home, including beautifully decorated bedrooms equipped with ensuite bathroom facilities, a selection of stylish communal lounges, inviting dining spaces and manicured gardens. Whether it be getting stuck in with gardening in the home’s flowerbeds or relaxing in one of the comfortable lounges, the dedicated team here at Glebe House ensure there’s an activity for everyone.

Care available

  • Residential
  • Dementia
  • Nursing
  • Respite
  • GoodCare Inspectorate Rating
  • Care residencies from £1,804 weekly

Frequently asked questions

Here is some further information about care homes in South Ayrshire.

How many care homes are there in South Ayrshire?

We have 6 care homes in South Ayrshire, including Doonbank. All our homes have been hand-picked by our team of care experts based on a number of factors, including the quality of care and the home's culture.

What is the average cost of care in South Ayrshire?

Care home costs vary significantly across the country. If you're looking for a care home in South Ayrshire, the average cost of care is £1,253. You may be eligible for care home funding - you can check through a care needs assessment.

How many nursing homes are there in South Ayrshire?

We have 6 in South Ayrshire that provide specialist, 24/7 support. All of our nursing care homes offer personalised support for anyone who has a medical condition or disability that requires round-the-clock care from registered nurses in a home-from-home environment.

How many South Ayrshire care homes offer residential care?

We have 5 care homes in South Ayrshire that offer residential care, which provides support and care for those who may find it difficult to live independently. Our residential care homes provide support for everyday tasks, including washing, mobility, and dressing.

What care homes in South Ayrshire offer dementia care?

We have 6 South Ayrshire care homes that provide round-the-clock dementia care. Those with dementia will need more care as the condition progresses, and specialist dementia care homes can provide the level of support they need.

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What South Ayrshire care homes offer respite care?

If you're looking for temporary respite care, we have 6 care homes in South Ayrshire that provide short-term stays.

Respite care homes provide relief for caregivers, offering a few weeks of support in a care home for a loved one while you recuperate. We've rounded up the best respite care homes in the UK to ease your care search.

Are there any care homes in South Ayrshire that offer end-of-life or palliative care?

5 South Ayrshire care homes provide palliative care for your loved one. A palliative care home aims to provide the highest level of support and comfort to every resident. End-of-life care can be an emotional experience for everyone, so our care experts will support you at every step.

Are you open to other locations nearby?

Explore other nearby locations to help find your dream care home at the right budget. Care homes vary in price enormously between different towns and villages.

Lottie’s guide to South Ayrshire

Need more guidance? Lottie’s team of Care Experts have prepared the ultimate guide to care homes in South Ayrshire. Here you’ll find an overview of the local area and recommendations for elderly-friendly places to visit.

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Welcome to South Ayrshire

Many care homes in South Ayrshire benefit from idyllic surroundings. Towns within South Ayrshire include Ayr, Prestwick, Troon and Turnberry, with these towns containing some of the best rated care homes in Scotland.

Our care experts will help you or your loved one find the ideal care home in South Ayrshire, Ayrshire and Arran. You can find a home here using our search directory. Each of our listings offers key information, including the home’s Care Inspectorate rating, the facilities available, care home costs and what types of care there are.

Our care homes in South Ayrshire have staff who promote dignity in care while also providing fun care home activities - often put on by a dedicated activity coordinator.

There are several different care home types in South Ayrshire, including residential care homes offering respectful personal care, nursing care homes with qualified nurses and other forms of specialist care.

If you and your loved one are unsure as to which type of South Ayrshire best care home is best suited, get in touch with us and we’ll do the rest. Our care experts will guide you through the process of finding care nearby.

Popular Locations in South Ayrshire

### Ayr If you’re looking to spend more time outdoors, Ayr is a great place to live. Located at the top end of South Ayrshire, Ayr offers its elderly residents glorious green moorlands which are perfect for gentle afternoon strolls. It’s a wonderful place to call home.

### Prestwick With a welcoming community, excellent public transport links for older adults to take advantage of, plenty of independent shops and lovely beaches, there are lots of reasons to live in the South Ayrshire town of Prestwick.

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